Lane closures to occur on I-640 as TDOT patch potholes

TDOT advising the public to use extreme caution on I-640 while the repairs are occurring.
Published: Mar. 29, 2021 at 4:33 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 30, 2021 at 10:07 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -Lane closures will occur this week as the Tennessee Department of Transportation patches potholes along I-640.

TDOT officials announced the pothole repairs will begin Monday night through Wednesday, March 31.

TDOT crews put down three tons of asphalt during pothole patching activities Monday night on I-640. Crews say they will be working on I-40 East in Knox County starting Tuesday night around 9 p.m.

“Lane closures will be necessary so please use extreme caution when behind the wheel,” said TDOT Mark Nagi.

To report a pothole you can call 865-594-2408 or email

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